Senior Policy Officer - Business Engagement
(GLA) Grade 8 (£43,517)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA0790
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 18 November 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Monday 3 & Wednesday 5 December 2018
Salary: £43,517 per annum
Grade: 8


We are looking for someone with excellent knowledge of business policy issues and experience of managing relationships between government and business leaders. Working as part of the Business Engagement team this role will support the Mayor and Deputy Mayor for Business in championing the interests of the business community.

Duties will involve supporting the team’s work, which covers a wide portfolio of business policy and sectoral issues, helping companies of all types and sizes navigate challenges like Brexit, setting up businesses in the capital, and attracting and retaining the talent they need to grow.

You will support business engagement activities, which will involve building relationships with business representatives, planning and delivering projects and events, researching and understanding the needs of business and key business issues, briefing the Mayor and Deputy Mayor, and delivering business-facing campaigns.


London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share. 

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on quoting reference GLA0790


Application closing date:  Sunday 18 November 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at: City Hall on Monday 3 & Wednesday 5 December 2018